Jiri Vesely

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 Roger Federer  serves against Adrian Mannarino  during their men’s singles fourth-round match on Centre Court at Wimbledon. Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Less a dramatic battle on Centre Court than 16 minutes of something resembling performance art, Roger Federer’s first set against Adrian Mannarino was(...)

 Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus returns to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in their first-round match at  Wimbledon. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

Two-time champion Petra Kvitova slumped out of Wimbledon in the first round on Tuesday, beaten by inspired world number 50 Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Be(...)

 Spain’s Rafael Nadal in action against his compatriot Nicolas Almagro during their second-round match of the Italian Open tennis tournament at the Foro Italico in Rome. Almagro retired from the match due to an injury. Photograph: Ettore Ferrari/EPA

Rafael Nadal eased into the last-16 of the Italian Open on Tuesday when his second-round opponent Nicolas Almagro retired after sustaining a knee inju(...)

Kyle Edmund will face Novak Djokovic after he beat John Isner in four sets. Photograph: Getty

Kyle Edmund came of age at Louis Armstrong Stadium on Friday night when, against most expectations except his own, he beat the American John Isner in (...)

With the new roof closed at Arthur Ashe Stadium, Rafael Nadal serves to Andreas Seppi. Photograph: AP

Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic admits he fell victim to cramp and nerves after he endured a shock defeat to qualifier Ryan Harrison at the US Open. (...)

Novak Djokovic receiving medical attention during his first round match against Jerzy Janowicz. Photograph: Darron Cummings/AP

Novak Djokovic opened the defence of his US Open title with a 6-3 5-7 6-2 6-1 win over Poland’s Jerzy Janowicz on Monday, but the laboured performanc(...)

Novak Djokovic was knocked out of the men’s singles in Rio  by Juan Martín del Potro. Photograph: Afp

Novak Djokovic, the world’s dominant tennis player, had made the Olympic gold medal in singles one of his big priorities for 2016. He could not make (...)